Touring Date


06 Jan 2019  - 31 Dec 2019

General

Stunning Southern Africa Tour,  is a 9 night/ 10 days package , featuring 5 star quality, that is focused around 3 iconic areas of this region, Sabi Sands near Kruger National Park, Cape Town and Victoria Falls, spending 3 nights in each location, to enable us to enjoy the best of each highlight without being rushed.

By booking this package you benefit from ” a pay for 7, stay for 9″  nights tour,  because the More Quarters hotel has offered our guests 2 nights for free for those booking this exact package.

3 nights at  a top quality Big 5 safari lodge,  Lion Sands, set on the banks of the Sabie river, overlooking Kruger National Park.  {This lodge is rated in the Top 20 lodges for 2018 in the whole of Africa. }

3 nights in Cape Town, including Shabbat,  at More Quarters hotel. Located ideally within walking distance of the most historical Shul in the Southern Hemisphere, and on the foothills of Table Mountain, in a vibrant part of uptown,  within a short drive of all of Cape Town’s major highlights.   

3 nights in Victoria Falls, in a tranquil upmarket lodge, set 15 minutes away from the mass tourism hotels, but close enough to enjoy all the major attractions of this natural wonder of the world. {One of the highest rated lodges in Victoria Falls, and unique in its setting with a waterhole directly in front of the lodge.}

The tour starts every Tuesday, in Johannesburg International airport, and ends on a Thursday back in Johannesburg international airport, with guaranteed departure based on a minimum of 2 participating guests.

NOTE: The main program ends on Thursday in Johannesburg International airport, but we offer beach holiday extensions for as little as U$ 700 per person for a 3 night stay in Plettenberg Bay, or Umhlanga in Durban in lovely 4 and 5 star beach resort hotels and villas, within walking distance of the warm Indian Ocean and Orthodox Shuls.

All tours in Cape Town are private, with your own dedicated tour guide. All tours in Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls, are shared with a maximum of 6 other guests in your safari vehicle.

For all further details pls click on this digital itinerary https://wetu.com/Itinerary/Overview/9A1F95DB-1B81-4555-90CB-2397CDF86A48?m=d

Available departures

This tour is repeated every weekday (working day).

Full Itinerary

DAY 1 : SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Tuesday: Arrive Johannesburg preferably on a morning flight. Connect onto 11h00 flight to Skukuza . 1 hour flight, then meet and greet in 4 x 4 at the airport, transfer 30 minutes to the lodge. Freshen up, before a relaxing afternoon safari drive.  Welcome dinner

 

 
EXPERT TIPS

We love this convenient connection flight  to Skukuza. Its ideal to get you into the safari lodge within 1 hour of landing in Johannesburg International airport.  

Lion Sands is set in a prime Big 5 location, set on the banks of the perennial Sabie river, which makes for excellent game viewing, even from the comfort of your own bed. The river is the lifeblood of this part of Kruger National Park, and sets the tone for a great safari experience from the moment you arrive. 

INCLUDED

3 Kosher meals a day,  1 afternoon safari drive on arrival. 

DAY 2 : SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Wednesday: A typical programme looks like this, maximizing the early morning and late afternoon time frames, to seek out the Big 5, outside of the heat of the day, and when the predators and a lot of animals are active. 

Typical programme: 

Early morning wake up call: 05h30 am

06H00- 09h00: Morning safari drive, with expert ranger.  Early morning snacks and hot drinks served before departure, and whilst en route, we stop for a fresh snack and cold drinks. 

 09h30- 11h30: Return to the lodge for breakfast/ brunch

13h00- 15h00: time at leisure for a light lunch,  to enjoy the swimming pool and the cool tranquility of your room, with views directly onto the Sand river. 

15h30: High tea is served with lovely light finger foods, sandwiches, sweet and salt pastries, and drinks.  

16h00: Head out on the afternoon safari drive with expert safari ranger in safari jeeps. 

19h30: Return to camp after sunset, with last section of the drive looking for nocturnal animals and predators such as lion and leopard. 

19h30 onwards dinner/ served either under roof, or around a bush barbeque under the stars. 

21h00 head back to your rooms. 

 

 
INCLUDED

3 Kosher meals a day,  1 morning and 1 afternoon safari drive. 

DAY 3 : SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Thursday: Typical programme: 

Early morning wake up call: 05h30 am

06H00- 09h00: Morning safari drive, with expert ranger.  Early morning snacks and hot drinks served before departure, and whilst en route, we stop for a fresh snack and cold drinks. 

 09h30- 11h30: Return to the lodge for breakfast/ brunch

13h00- 15h00: time at leisure for a light lunch,  to enjoy the swimming pool and the cool tranquility of your room, with views directly onto the Sand river. 

15h30: High tea is served with lovely light finger foods, sandwiches, sweet and salt pastries, and drinks.  

16h00: Head out on the afternoon safari drive with expert safari ranger in safari jeeps. 

19h30: Return to camp after sunset, with last section of the drive looking for nocturnal animals and predators such as lion and leopard. 

19h30 onwards dinner/ served either under roof, or around a bush barbeque under the stars. 

21h00 head back to your rooms. 

 
INCLUDED

3 Kosher meals a day,  1 morning and 1 afternoon safari drive. 

DAY 4 : CAPE TOWN

Friday: After breakfast, and final game drive, transfer to Skukuza airport, fly directly to Cape Town 11h00- 13h55.  Transfer 20 minutes to hotel. Short orientation tour of the city before returning to the hotel 1 hour 30 minutes before sunset in order to prepare for Shabbat, walk to local Orthodox Shul nearby. Shabbat dinner included. Daily Minyans available at the local Shul. 

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EXPERT TIPS

The selection of our hotel is ideal in that its located in the heart of an up and coming area with short rides to key attractions like Table Mountain Cable Way, the heart of Company Gardens and Houses of Parliament, South African National Gallery,  as well as walking distance from the oldest synagogue in the Southern Hemisphere, and a lovely Milchik restaurant on site.

( one of only 4 possibilities to eat out Kosher in the whole city)

INCLUDED

1 final morning safari drive, farewell breakfast, and then flights to Cape Town. Shabbat Friday night meal. 

DAY 5 : CAPE TOWN

Saturday: full day at leisure for shabbat. All shabbat meals are included

 
EXPERT TIPS

The incredibly ornate and stunning, Cape Town Hebrew Congregation Shul, is a must visit for Shabbat services, alive with the history  and contributions of many hard working Jewish families through the decades. 

Shabbat Saturday meals. 
 
DAY 6 : CAPE TOWN

Sunday: Full day highlights of Cape Town tour, including Cape of Good Hope , Boulders Penguin colony, Chapmans peak drive and end the day on Table Mountain with a sundowner drink and snacks. ( Weather permitting)

*If Table Mountain Cable Way  is closed due to strong winds or rainy weather , we will supplement this with Signal Hill viewpoint, set just below Table Mountain,  with panoramic views of the city from above. 

Table Mountain Cableway
 
 
 

Breakfast and full day tour, including all entrance fees as part of the route plan. 

Lunch included en route. Dinner to your own account. 

DAY 7 : VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

Monday: Early morning breakfast, then transfer to airport at 06h00, 08h30 departure for Victoria Falls, arrival 11h15.  Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon guided tour of the Victoria falls and rainforest within the national park.

 
 
INCLUDED

Breakfast in Cape Town, flights to Victoria Falls,  lunch on the plane, and guided tour of the falls, including all national park fees and government taxes.  Dinner at Stanley and Livingstone. ( Parev meals in Zimbabwe. Fleischik meals on request at an extra charge, and subject to availability of Mehadrin commission meat imports from South Africa)

DAY 8 : VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

Tuesday: Morning at leisure to enjoy beautiful setting of Stanley and livingstone,  and on site activities such as spa treatments, guided walks, on site game drives ( optional, to your own account) followed by a lovely sunset cruise on the Zambezi river ( included )

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EXPERT TIPS

Very few people know that in the area,  lies a small town called Livingstone, set just across the border in Zambia. If you do not want to take the morning off, at relax. 

Why not take a trip to see the recently restored Synagogue, and add a walking tour of the falls,  seen from the opposite side, where you can get a lot closer to the falls, and the rainforest. 

Cost is U$ 120 per person, for transport across the border from Zimbabwe into Zambia, Zambian national park fees, donation to the Shul, and viewpoint entrance fees to the Zambian side of the falls. 

 
INCLUDED

Breakfast and dinner daily. Sunset cruise on the Zambezi river. 

DAY 9 : VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

Wednesday:  Today we will enjoy a guided tour of a local african village, followed by an afternoon game drive in Vic Falls national park, with a farewell sundowner and personalised gift. 

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INCLUDED

Breakfast and dinner daily.  Tour of the local village, and a special farewell sundowner game drive. 

DAY 10 : END OF ITINERARY

Thursday: After breakfast, 10H30 transfer to Victoria Falls airport, for return flight to Johannesburg.  Flight 13H55- 15H35. 

Connect onto your outgoing international flight from 18h00 onwards. 

INCLUDED

Breakfast and Kosher lunch served on the plane, plus flights from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg. 

Pricing

 

10 Days / 9 Nights
PRICE

 Last minute January 2019 offer: 

U$ 6275 per person sharing in a double. 

U$ 7705 per person in a single room. 

Valid 5 Jan 2019- 31 Jan 2019

Main season offer: 

U$ 6880 per person sharing in a double.  

U$ 8920  per person in a single. 

*  valid from 1 February 2019 until 30 November 2019. 

The main program ends on Thursday in Johannesburg International airport, but we offer beach holiday extensions for as little as U$ 700 per person for a 3 night stay in Plettenberg Bay, or Umhlanga in Durban within walking distance of the warm Indian Ocean and an Orthodox Shul. 

>Please note this is not a group tour: Prices are based on a minimum of 2 people travelling, to guarantee departure.  

This is a bespoke private tour, ideal for couples or small families wanting to set their own dates. 

>Prices are based on the current exchange rate of U$ 1 = 13.5 South African Rands. If the exchange rate fluctuates significantly, we reserve the right to adjust the price accordingly. 

>Prices are subject to availability of accommodations, and services. If accommodations are fully booked, we will ensure good alternatives are sourced and communicated upon receiving the enquiry with  your preferred dates. Book now to avoid disappointment! 

>Starts every Tuesday, in Johannesburg International airport, and ends on a Thursday back in Johannesburg international airport, with guaranteed departure based on a minimum of 2 participating guests. 

 

Includes:

Accommodation with Kosher meals (as specified) in the itinerary

Domestic and Regional Flights as listed in the itinerary. 

Airport transfers 

Day tours clearly listed in the itinerary as included, unless stated as optional.

All tourism and government related taxes.

Arrangements made for Sabbath meals in the cities, and Kosher meals at safari lodges. 

Guided tours with English speaking guides 

* Please note: ( Parev and Milchik meals are served in Zimbabwe. Fleischik meals on request, as Kosher meat is not always freely available in this nation, due to immense constraints on meat imports)

 

Excludes:

International flights to & from South Africa

Optional day tours, activities, spa treatments etc, that are not part of the daily included program. 

Any meals not clearly stipulated as included. 

Optional upgrade to 2 larger hotels in Cape Town, is available from U$ 780 per person. ( Belmond  Mount Nelson or Clarendon Bantry Bay). 

3 night beach extension to Umhlanga Rocks, Durban north or Plettenberg Bay from U$ 750 per person excluding flights Johannesburg to Durban airport ( for Umhlanga rocks) or Port Elizabeth airport ( for Plettenberg Bay) 

Scheduled domestic and regional airline ticket fluctuations due to availability of seats in the class or fare basis quoted.

Accommodation price fluctuations due to availability or room category upgrades. 

Visas ( typically none for South Africa, but please check your nationality against www.visahq.com, Zimbabwe you require a visa upon arrival at the Victoria Falls airport for U$ 50 per person)

Fleischik meals in Victoria Falls. 

Optional game drive on the 3rd day in Stanley and Livingstone.